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AMD currently sells processors utilizing "standard" and "dense" (or "compact") cores, including some chips that have both. The "dense" cores are indicated with a "c" at the end, like "Zen 4c", and they have all the same capabilities as the standard cores, but typically run lower clocks because the tight spacing makes... Read more...
We already know that your sensitive information, such as passwords, can be nabbed by listening to your keystrokes, which was proven back in August 2023 by a team of British researchers. However, that is not the only information that can be stolen by sound signatures, as it turns out. Now, a team of Chinese and United... Read more...
Bethesda is celebrating the Fallout franchise in style, with the new Fallout S.P.E.C.I.A.L. Anthology that will include the entirety of the venerable game series. This release is coinciding with the upcoming series set to hit Amazon Prime in a few months, so Fallout fans will be eating good during April with this... Read more...
According to Elon Musk, the first human patient implanted with a brain chip from Neuralink can now control a mouse cursor by simply thinking about it. Musk also added that the patient appears to have fully recovered from the procedure that took place last month. Neuralink gained permission to begin screening for... Read more...
Popular, albeit struggling, camera maker Fujifilm is crossing its fingers that its latest X100VI fixed-lens camera will be a similar hit like its X100V sibling, with some handy upgrades packed in nearly the same form factor. If you didn't know already, sales (new and used) for the X100V blew up thanks to a single... Read more...
No longer a rumor, Walmart today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with Vizio to acquire the TV maker for $11.50 per share in cold hard cash, which works out to a cool $2.3 billion (or thereabouts). It's a huge bet ostensibly on the smart TV market, though the real play here is the opportunity to... Read more...
Aesthetics in one's PC build is a trend that is permanently here to stay, touching virtually every aspect of the build experience (hence why RGB is so popular). With transparent glass panels being common place, one key available space for a billboard-like spectacle is the CPU cooler area. Enter DeepCool's latest... Read more...
Astronomers using the Very Large Telescope (VLT) have detected an extremely bright quasar that is being powered by a supermassive black hole with an insatiable appetite for destruction. The supermassive black is believed to be growing in mass every day by devouring the equivalent of one Sun every 24 hours, making it... Read more...
Apple is now on the record that a piece of advice given as gospel, that a wet phone needs to be chucked into a container with some rice to save it, is something that should be actively avoided. The iPhone maker says that users shouldn’t put an “iPhone in a bag of rice. Doing so could allow small particles of rice to... Read more...
A possible leak of what the iPhone 16's camera hump might look like is in circulation right now, creating its fair share of buzz and disappointment. The leaked photos show molds of the rear cover purportedly of the iPhone 16, revealing a refreshingly simple dual-camera setup in the rear like that of the iPhone X or... Read more...
If Valve is sweating the increased competition in the handheld PC gaming space that it played a huge role in popularizing with the Steam Deck, the company isn't showing it. And if taking Valve at its word, it welcomes all newcomers to the space with open arms. This is made evident in a blog post titled, "Steam Annual... Read more...
Crucial T705: MSRP 2TB for $399, With Heatsink $439 The Crucial T705 NVMe SSD packs Micron's latest NAND flash memory, fresh firmware tweaks, and Phison's E26 controller, to offer class-leading performance. Ultra High Sequential Transfers Low Latency Top Performance In Trace-Based Tests Not Always Fastest In Random 4K... Read more...
Despite considerable architectural advancements between the Steam Deck's "Van Gogh" APU and AMD's more modern mobile processors, the Steam Deck typically matches or beats the performance of other handhelds when running at very low power limits. These low power limits are critical for handhelds, as they allow longer... Read more...
Artificial intelligence (AI) has taken off in the last few years. Buoyed by massive increases in computational power, the latest large language models (LLMs) can behave in remarkably lifelike ways, but their inner workings are not always clear. What if those inner workings turn on us? That's certainly a worry, based... Read more...
In the age of AI, companies are looking to get their hands on large amounts of diverse data to train models on, so they become more useable and proficient. In the case of OpenAI, this means scraping the internet for content to train up ChatGPT, at least up through 2021. However, there is money to be made here as... Read more...
Fans of Sega’s iconic Crazy Taxi video game are fastening their seatbelts in anticipation of a return of the classic, and often chaotic, game that Sega is calling a triple-A title. Crazy Taxi first appeared in arcades in 1999, before making its way to consoles like Sega’s own Dreamcast. Anyone who owned a Dreamcast... Read more...
Though you may think your home network is secure, attackers may be able to sneak in through your web browser and leverage vulnerabilities to pivot to internal devices. This is especially true for Internet of Things (IoT) equipment, which is notoriously insecure, requiring regular patches or even warnings from the... Read more...
We've said it before and it bears repeating—there are certain items you should never pay the full asking price (MSRP) for, because you can often find them at a discount. This mostly applies to audio products (especially speakers), but you can add some of Apple's gear to the list as well. Especially today, with Amazon... Read more...
The Apple Vision Pro has been a topic on the tip of the tongue for many technology enthusiasts at every possible opportunity since it launched (and even before). After its release was consummated and the public had a chance to test the device in their eager hands, the collective verdict is starting to take shape.   According to Mark Gurman Read more...
The European Union (EU) has set its sights on ByteDance’s TikTok app concerning a range of potential violations, including an overly addictive design, privacy shortfalls, and other concerns. EU industry chief Thierry Breton remarked the EU is launching an investigation into the app over a suspected breach of... Read more...
It seems Wyze is a little slow to learn from its privacy mishaps. Not many months ago, users were able to see thumbnails of Wyze cameras that were not their own in the Events tab. Even though it was supposedly fixed, another server issue on Friday, February 16th, caused a glitch that resurfaced the issue for some... Read more...
It took a little over a month (since being announced), but Samsung's Galaxy Tab Active 5 with "military-grade durability" is now available to purchase. The durable tablet comes bundled with a protective case that, according to Samsung, allows it to withstand drops from 1.8 meters (around 5.9 feet). It's also water and... Read more...
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